Pushpa, a feisty little girl from a tribal village in Odisha, India, is taken to the city of Kolkata, where she is forced to learn the art of street survival. Through a series of misadventures, she eventually finds herself at the mercy of pimps and panderers who plan to exploit her in the sex trade of Sonagachi, a notorious brothel area in the city. However Pushpa is no ordinary girl and the forces of darkness are no match for her indomitable will and courage. This story is interlaced with factual information concerning the culture of India and the plight of children caught in trafficking. The message is one of hope and victory.